Back to Square One Internal Power Struggle Torpedoes EU Budget Talks

The European Union has been left without a budget for 2011 after talks between member states and the European Parliament collapsed. The stalemate is a victory for countries like Britain that do not want to give more power to the parliament.
The European Parliament has failed to push through its demands for greater budgetary powers.

The European Parliament has failed to push through its demands for greater budgetary powers.

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dgs -- with wire reports
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